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Soundbooth - Beginners

Soundbooth CC beginner class

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Soundbooth CC beginner class
Course Description:

This course is focused on editing and creating layouts for brochures, newsletters,
books, magazines and even interactive documents.

Learning Objectives:

This course will get you started with the basic concepts of Soundbooth and give you
a path to continue your mastery of the application. This is a great primer for those
seeking their Adobe certification.

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Customize the Soundbooth CC/6 interfaces
  • Edit an existing Soundbooth document
  • Setup a new Soundbooth document
  • Work with text and typography
  • Use Styles to format text
  • Access hidden text characters using the Glyphs panel
  • Import and edit text, images and graphics from other applications
  • Edit text and graphics Frames
  • Create and manage layers for more organized Soundbooth documents
  • Use Master Pages to quickly format document pages
  • Mix and apply custom colors to document objects
  • Import colors from color libraries like Pantone®

Target Audience:

This course is for anyone involved with desktop publishing - magazines, collateral
material, ads, DVD covers, and even books can be created with Soundbooth.
This is a great course for beginners just starting out with the tool.

Soundbooth CC beginner class
Course Details:

Chapter 1. Introducing the Workspace

  • Looking at the workspace
  • Working with panels
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Changing the magnification of a document
  • Navigating through a document
  • Using context menus
  • Finding resources for using Soundbooth

Chapter 2. Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages

  • Creating and saving custom document settings
  • Creating a new document
  • Switching between open Soundbooth documents
  • Working with master pages
  • Applying master pages to document pages
  • Adding sections to change page numbering
  • Adding new pages
  • Arranging and deleting pages
  • Placing text and graphics on the document pages
  • Overriding master page items on document pages
  • Changing the size of pages
  • Viewing the completed spread

Chapter 3. Working with Objects

  • Working with layers
  • Creating and editing text frames
  • Creating and editing graphics frames
  • Adding metadata captions to graphics frames
  • Changing the shape of a frame
  • Wrapping text around a graphic
  • Modifying the shape of frames
  • Transforming and aligning objects
  • Selecting and modifying grouped objects

Chapter 4. Flowing Text

  • Flowing text into an existing frame
  • Flowing text manually
  • Creating text frames while flowing text
  • Flowing text automatically
  • Creating threaded frames automatically
  • Adding a jump line page number

Chapter 5. Editing Text

  • Finding and changing a missing font
  • Entering and importing text
  • Finding and changing text and formatting
  • Checking spelling
  • Editing text by dragging and dropping
  • Using the Story Editor
  • Tracking changes

Chapter 6. Working with Typography

  • Adjusting vertical spacing
  • Changing fonts and type style
  • Fine-tuning Columns
  • Changing paragraph alignment
  • Creating a drop cap
  • Adjusting letter and word spacing
  • Setting tabs
  • Adding a rule above a paragraph

Chapter 7. Working with Color

  • Defining printing requirements
  • Creating and applying colors
  • Working with gradients
  • Creating a tint
  • Creating a spot color
  • Applying colors to text and objects
  • Using advanced gradient techniques

Chapter 8. Working with Styles

  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying character styles
  • Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying object styles
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles
  • Globally updating styles
  • Loading styles from another document


Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.